Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Rural docs suffer under proposal - - The Mining Gazette:

What good is fluoridation if dentists refuse to treat those with the most need?

"Just look what has happened in the field of dentistry. When Medicaid drastically reduced its reimbursement for dental procedures, most dentists stopped accepting Medicaid patients (mostly children).

The end result - the very population that could most benefit from dental care does not receive it."